Its a rare occasion to actually need cozy layers in California. I find myself wishing for more stormy, rainy days every year around this time just so I can get my fill of winter dressing. And its even more of a tease when you find something amazing to bundle up in. I finally got my chance recently when digits dipped below the 60s. I know I know, that’s hardly considered cold, but for me it is. I’m a complete and utter baby when it comes to a chill in the air. The first thing I reached for the other morning was a puffy vest I scored at Nordstrom, the perfect outwear piece for a West Coast winter. Over the past week or so I’ve done just about everything but sleep in it. Morning walks, daytime errands, Christmas shopping and trips to the beach. I love that it has a slightly longer shape making it easier to layer with knits.
Normally the only time you’d find me in a Christmas knit is en route to an ugly xmas sweater party. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve got loads of spirit and I’m usually the first to hang up a little mistletoe but for some reason I’ve never been able to take Holiday wear seriously. However I broke my rules this year when I came across this white, gray and black fair isle sweater at Old Navy. Continue reading
I almost left our tree completely bare with just twinkle lights this year. It looked so pretty and simple and I was finding my time too precious to bother with digging out all our ornaments from the garage. But when I came across these miniature gilded frame ornaments from Pottery Barn Kids, I couldn’t resist filling our tree with pictures of Elin. Continue reading